Friday, August 24, 2012

Promote Adolescent Health Oct 15-19

National Health Education Week is recognized each October. NHEW 2012, taking place October 15-19, focuses on the theme, "Adolescent Health: Planting Seeds for a Healthier Generation." This provides another opportunity for education on LGBTIQ issues and tobacco cessation issues. There is a toolkit available for suggestions.
Five daily themes have been established to highlight issues that are essential to this year's NHEW: ·         Monday, October15: Nutrition and Physical Activity   
  • Tuesday, October 16: Tobacco and Substance Use and Abuse
  • Wednesday, October 17: Sexual Health
  • Thursday, October 18: Injury and Violence
  • Friday, October 19: LGBT Youth
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